Vice-President, Thomas Brooks, Interviewed on WCLK 91.9 FM in Atlanta
[April 4, 2002] - Thomas Brooks,
Vice-President, Minority Professional
Network (MPN), recently made an appearance on the live broadcast of
Atlanta's WCLK 91.9 FM. Brooks is shown above conversing
with WCLK's Carleen Brown during
a segment on April 4, 2002. Brown conducted an extensive on air
interview of Brooks to discuss the national launch of the MPN website, its
target markets, and its content revolving around careers, economic
development and lifestyle information for progressive minority
After only four months
online, MPN has attracted 13,000+ e-Newsletter
subscribers as of March 2002, representing nearly 75% of the U.S.
states and multiple international countries, and
attracts tens of thousands of unique
visitors per month.
Serving 100,000+ Asians, Hispanics, African-Americans, women and
other minorities, nationally, the site
enjoyed over 900,000 hits in March 2002.
Brooks also discussed "Community Partnerships and
Economic Development in the Minority Community." MPN and the
National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA) co-sponsored a play that week by
the New Jomandi Theatre. Brooks discussed the importance of
partnerships with groups like WCLK and NBMBAA, and the importance of
African-American theatre and culture.